The second stage of Zidane at Real Madrid


Real Madrid faces a new season in the League with the aim of going far in all competitions as indicated by reference portals such as For this, the white club has been entrusted to Zinedine Zidane. The coach who has written several gold chapters in the history of Santiago Bernabéu faces his second stage on the Madrid bench.

Last year was a disaster in the white house. The departure of ‘Zizou’ in June 2018, after having won four Champions in five years, gave way to a void impossible to fill. This was demonstrated by the failures of Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari. The end of the course, already with the French as a coach, was not as expected and was full of controversies about the coach's relationship with some players, such as Gareth Bale. Now starts a course in which all planning has revolved around Zidane, who has made a template in his image and likeness to try to be the winning team of previous campaigns.

Florentino Pérez has spared no resources and has put on the table the necessary financing to make a guarantee team. The star signing was the Belgian Eden Hazard, from Chelsea. With this arrival, it is intended to recover an offensive reference as Cristiano Ronaldo was, although in this case it is a player with characteristics different from those of the Portuguese. His adaptation to Benzema's game will be key for the former Blues' triumph in his first experience in Spanish football.

Another sound signing has been that of Serbian Jovic, who will try to contribute goals after a great campaign at the German Frankfurt Eintrach. The defense has been another of the positions that has been most covered by Real Madrid. The club has incorporated the side of the Olypmpique de Lion, Ferland Mendy; and to the Militao power station, coming from Porto. In total, Real Madrid has spent about 300 million euros on signings.

Earrings of the future of Bale

For players to arrive, others must have left. The operation departed at the Santiago Bernabéu during the summer of 2019 is still important. Zidane made clear from the first moment which players he did not have and from there the club worked to find them a destination. The casualty most discussed by the fans has been the midfielder Marcos Llorente, who has left for Atlético de Madrid. Nor has it liked that Marco Reguilón was discarded, a side that last year sat Marcelo and was the best of Real Madrid whenever he had minutes. He will play on loan at Sevilla. The Kovacic midfielder has also left, heading for Chelsea after not enjoying minutes in Madrid. But the most important exit is yet to come.

Zidane does not have Gareth Bale, with whom he has a bad relationship since his return. Although he was a decisive player in the four Champions, the French coach does not support him and has asked for his exit. The Welsh footballer keeps a tug of war with the club in what can be the great summer soap opera in the transfer market.

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